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Oregon Portland General Schedule Payscale

1,089 federal employees †
$83,835 average yearly pay
+0% salary raise this year

The Portland Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Oregon. Federal employees who work within the Portland locality area receive a locality adjustment of 22.53%, which is applied to the base General Schedule payscale.

Locality adjustment rates are set yearly by the OPM to account for higher costs of living within Portland, as compared to the Rest of U.S. locality raise (which is applied to all Federal employees not located within any other locality).

The chart below is the 2019 General Schedule pay table, with Portland's 22.53% locality raise applied to the base pay rates. These are the yearly pay rates that are applicable to most salaried federal employees within this region, based on their GS Grade and Step.


GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$23,017$23,788$24,554$25,315$26,081$26,528$27,284$28,048$28,078$28,797
GS-2$25,880$26,496$27,352$28,078$28,396$29,232$30,068$30,903$31,739$32,575
GS-3$28,237$29,178$30,119$31,060$32,001$32,942$33,883$34,824$35,765$36,706
GS-4$31,700$32,756$33,812$34,868$35,925$36,981$38,037$39,093$40,149$41,206
GS-5$35,466$36,649$37,831$39,014$40,196$41,378$42,561$43,743$44,926$46,108
GS-6$39,533$40,850$42,167$43,485$44,802$46,119$47,436$48,753$50,071$51,388
GS-7$43,932$45,396$46,860$48,325$49,789$51,253$52,717$54,182$55,646$57,110
GS-8$48,653$50,275$51,898$53,520$55,142$56,764$58,387$60,009$61,631$63,254
GS-9$53,738$55,529$57,321$59,112$60,904$62,695$64,486$66,278$68,069$69,860
GS-10$59,178$61,151$63,124$65,097$67,069$69,042$71,015$72,987$74,960$76,933
GS-11$65,017$67,184$69,352$71,520$73,687$75,855$78,022$80,190$82,357$84,525
GS-12$77,929$80,527$83,124$85,722$88,320$90,917$93,515$96,113$98,710$101,308
GS-13$92,667$95,756$98,845$101,934$105,023$108,112$111,201$114,290$117,379$120,468
GS-14$109,505$113,155$116,805$120,456$124,106$127,756$131,406$135,056$138,706$142,357
GS-15$128,807$133,101$137,394$141,688$145,981$150,274$154,568$158,861$163,155$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$23,017$23,788$24,554$25,315$26,081$26,528$27,284$28,048$28,078$28,797
GS-2$25,880$26,496$27,352$28,078$28,396$29,232$30,068$30,903$31,739$32,575
GS-3$28,237$29,178$30,119$31,060$32,001$32,942$33,883$34,824$35,765$36,706
GS-4$31,700$32,756$33,812$34,868$35,925$36,981$38,037$39,093$40,149$41,206
GS-5$35,466$36,649$37,831$39,014$40,196$41,378$42,561$43,743$44,926$46,108
GS-6$39,533$40,850$42,167$43,485$44,802$46,119$47,436$48,753$50,071$51,388
GS-7$43,932$45,396$46,860$48,325$49,789$51,253$52,717$54,182$55,646$57,110
GS-8$48,653$50,275$51,898$53,520$55,142$56,764$58,387$60,009$61,631$63,254
GS-9$53,738$55,529$57,321$59,112$60,904$62,695$64,486$66,278$68,069$69,860
GS-10$59,178$61,151$63,124$65,097$67,069$69,042$71,015$72,987$74,960$76,933
GS-11$65,017$67,184$69,352$71,520$73,687$75,855$78,022$80,190$82,357$84,525
GS-12$77,929$80,527$83,124$85,722$88,320$90,917$93,515$96,113$98,710$101,308
GS-13$92,667$95,756$98,845$101,934$105,023$108,112$111,201$114,290$117,379$120,468
GS-14$109,505$113,155$116,805$120,456$124,106$127,756$131,406$135,056$138,706$142,357
GS-15$128,807$133,101$137,394$141,688$145,981$150,274$154,568$158,861$163,155$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,592$23,349$24,100$24,847$25,599$26,038$26,780$27,530$27,559$28,257
GS-2$25,401$26,006$26,847$27,559$27,869$28,689$29,508$30,328$31,147$31,967
GS-3$27,716$28,640$29,564$30,489$31,413$32,337$33,262$34,186$35,111$36,033
GS-4$31,114$32,151$33,187$34,224$35,261$36,297$37,334$38,370$39,407$40,443
GS-5$34,811$35,972$37,133$38,294$39,454$40,615$41,776$42,937$44,098$45,259
GS-6$38,803$40,097$41,391$42,685$43,979$45,273$46,567$47,860$49,154$50,448
GS-7$43,120$44,558$45,996$47,434$48,871$50,309$51,747$53,185$54,623$56,060
GS-8$47,754$49,346$50,937$52,529$54,120$55,712$57,303$58,895$60,486$62,077
GS-9$52,745$54,503$56,262$58,020$59,779$61,537$63,296$65,054$66,813$68,571
GS-10$58,085$60,021$61,958$63,894$65,831$67,768$69,704$71,641$73,577$75,514
GS-11$63,815$65,942$68,069$70,196$72,322$74,449$76,576$78,703$80,830$82,956
GS-12$76,489$79,039$81,589$84,139$86,689$89,239$91,789$94,339$96,889$99,439
GS-13$90,955$93,987$97,019$100,050$103,082$106,114$109,145$112,177$115,209$118,240
GS-14$107,482$111,065$114,648$118,231$121,813$125,396$128,979$132,562$136,145$139,728
GS-15$126,428$130,643$134,857$139,072$143,286$147,501$151,716$155,930$160,145$161,900*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,138$22,878$23,614$24,347$25,083$25,514$26,242$26,975$27,004$27,687
GS-2$24,890$25,482$26,307$27,004$27,311$28,115$28,919$29,722$30,526$31,330
GS-3$27,158$28,063$28,968$29,873$30,778$31,684$32,589$33,494$34,399$35,304
GS-4$30,488$31,504$32,520$33,536$34,552$35,569$36,585$37,601$38,617$39,633
GS-5$34,109$35,246$36,383$37,520$38,657$39,794$40,931$42,068$43,205$44,342
GS-6$38,022$39,289$40,557$41,824$43,091$44,358$45,626$46,893$48,160$49,427
GS-7$42,252$43,661$45,069$46,478$47,886$49,295$50,703$52,112$53,520$54,928
GS-8$46,793$48,352$49,911$51,471$53,030$54,589$56,149$57,708$59,267$60,827
GS-9$51,683$53,405$55,128$56,850$58,572$60,294$62,017$63,739$65,461$67,183
GS-10$56,915$58,812$60,709$62,607$64,504$66,401$68,298$70,196$72,093$73,990
GS-11$62,531$64,615$66,699$68,784$70,868$72,952$75,037$77,121$79,205$81,290
GS-12$74,950$77,448$79,946$82,445$84,943$87,441$89,939$92,438$94,936$97,434
GS-13$89,125$92,096$95,068$98,039$101,010$103,982$106,953$109,924$112,896$115,867
GS-14$105,318$108,829$112,339$115,850$119,361$122,872$126,383$129,894$133,405$136,916
GS-15$123,883$128,013$132,143$136,273$140,404$144,534$148,664$152,794$156,924$160,300*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,857$22,587$23,314$24,038$24,764$25,190$25,909$26,633$26,661$27,334
GS-2$24,574$25,159$25,973$26,661$26,962$27,755$28,548$29,341$30,134$30,928
GS-3$26,813$27,707$28,601$29,495$30,390$31,284$32,178$33,072$33,966$34,861
GS-4$30,101$31,104$32,108$33,112$34,116$35,119$36,123$37,127$38,130$39,134
GS-5$33,676$34,799$35,922$37,045$38,168$39,291$40,414$41,536$42,659$43,782
GS-6$37,540$38,791$40,043$41,294$42,546$43,798$45,049$46,301$47,553$48,804
GS-7$41,716$43,106$44,496$45,886$47,276$48,666$50,056$51,446$52,836$54,226
GS-8$46,199$47,739$49,280$50,820$52,361$53,901$55,442$56,982$58,523$60,063
GS-9$51,027$52,728$54,428$56,129$57,829$59,530$61,230$62,931$64,632$66,332
GS-10$56,193$58,065$59,938$61,811$63,683$65,556$67,428$69,301$71,174$73,046
GS-11$61,737$63,795$65,853$67,911$69,969$72,027$74,085$76,143$78,201$80,259
GS-12$73,998$76,466$78,933$81,400$83,867$86,334$88,801$91,269$93,736$96,203
GS-13$87,994$90,927$93,860$96,793$99,726$102,659$105,591$108,524$111,457$114,390
GS-14$103,981$107,447$110,913$114,379$117,846$121,312$124,778$128,244$131,710$135,176
GS-15$122,312$126,389$130,467$134,544$138,622$142,699$146,776$150,854$154,931$158,700*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,640$22,363$23,083$23,799$24,519$24,941$25,653$26,370$26,398$27,072
GS-2$24,331$24,910$25,715$26,398$26,692$27,477$28,262$29,046$29,831$30,616
GS-3$26,547$27,431$28,316$29,201$30,085$30,970$31,854$32,739$33,623$34,508
GS-4$29,802$30,795$31,788$32,781$33,774$34,767$35,760$36,752$37,745$38,738
GS-5$33,343$34,455$35,567$36,679$37,791$38,903$40,015$41,127$42,239$43,351
GS-6$37,168$38,406$39,644$40,883$42,121$43,360$44,598$45,837$47,075$48,313
GS-7$41,303$42,680$44,057$45,433$46,810$48,187$49,564$50,941$52,317$53,694
GS-8$45,741$47,266$48,791$50,316$51,841$53,366$54,890$56,415$57,940$59,465
GS-9$50,522$52,205$53,889$55,573$57,257$58,940$60,624$62,308$63,991$65,675
GS-10$55,637$57,491$59,346$61,200$63,055$64,910$66,764$68,619$70,473$72,328
GS-11$61,126$63,163$65,201$67,238$69,276$71,313$73,351$75,388$77,426$79,463
GS-12$73,265$75,707$78,149$80,591$83,033$85,475$87,917$90,359$92,801$95,243
GS-13$87,123$90,027$92,931$95,835$98,739$101,643$104,547$107,451$110,355$113,259
GS-14$102,952$106,383$109,815$113,246$116,677$120,108$123,539$126,970$130,402$133,833
GS-15$121,101$125,138$129,174$133,211$137,247$141,284$145,320$149,357$153,393$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,426$22,142$22,854$23,563$24,276$24,695$25,399$26,109$26,136$26,801
GS-2$24,090$24,663$25,460$26,136$26,430$27,208$27,985$28,762$29,540$30,317
GS-3$26,284$27,161$28,037$28,913$29,789$30,665$31,541$32,417$33,294$34,170
GS-4$29,507$30,491$31,474$32,457$33,440$34,424$35,407$36,390$37,373$38,357
GS-5$33,013$34,113$35,213$36,313$37,413$38,513$39,613$40,713$41,813$42,913
GS-6$36,799$38,026$39,252$40,479$41,705$42,931$44,158$45,384$46,610$47,837
GS-7$40,894$42,257$43,621$44,984$46,348$47,712$49,075$50,439$51,802$53,166
GS-8$45,289$46,798$48,307$49,816$51,326$52,835$54,344$55,853$57,362$58,872
GS-9$50,021$51,688$53,355$55,022$56,688$58,355$60,022$61,689$63,356$65,023
GS-10$55,085$56,922$58,758$60,595$62,432$64,268$66,105$67,941$69,778$71,614
GS-11$60,520$62,537$64,555$66,572$68,589$70,606$72,623$74,640$76,657$78,674
GS-12$72,540$74,958$77,375$79,793$82,211$84,629$87,047$89,465$91,882$94,300
GS-13$86,260$89,135$92,010$94,885$97,760$100,635$103,511$106,386$109,261$112,136
GS-14$101,933$105,330$108,728$112,125$115,523$118,920$122,318$125,715$129,113$132,510
GS-15$119,902$123,899$127,896$131,893$135,890$139,886$143,883$147,880$151,877$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,426$22,142$22,854$23,563$24,276$24,695$25,399$26,109$26,136$26,801
GS-2$24,090$24,663$25,460$26,136$26,430$27,208$27,985$28,762$29,540$30,317
GS-3$26,284$27,161$28,037$28,913$29,789$30,665$31,541$32,417$33,294$34,170
GS-4$29,507$30,491$31,474$32,457$33,440$34,424$35,407$36,390$37,373$38,357
GS-5$33,013$34,113$35,213$36,313$37,413$38,513$39,613$40,713$41,813$42,913
GS-6$36,799$38,026$39,252$40,479$41,705$42,931$44,158$45,384$46,610$47,837
GS-7$40,894$42,257$43,621$44,984$46,348$47,712$49,075$50,439$51,802$53,166
GS-8$45,289$46,798$48,307$49,816$51,326$52,835$54,344$55,853$57,362$58,872
GS-9$50,021$51,688$53,355$55,022$56,688$58,355$60,022$61,689$63,356$65,023
GS-10$55,085$56,922$58,758$60,595$62,432$64,268$66,105$67,941$69,778$71,614
GS-11$60,520$62,537$64,555$66,572$68,589$70,606$72,623$74,640$76,657$78,674
GS-12$72,540$74,958$77,375$79,793$82,211$84,629$87,047$89,465$91,882$94,300
GS-13$86,260$89,135$92,010$94,885$97,760$100,635$103,511$106,386$109,261$112,136
GS-14$101,933$105,330$108,728$112,125$115,523$118,920$122,318$125,715$129,113$132,510
GS-15$119,902$123,899$127,896$131,893$135,890$139,886$143,883$147,880$151,877$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,426$22,142$22,854$23,563$24,276$24,695$25,399$26,109$26,136$26,801
GS-2$24,090$24,663$25,460$26,136$26,430$27,208$27,985$28,762$29,540$30,317
GS-3$26,284$27,161$28,037$28,913$29,789$30,665$31,541$32,417$33,294$34,170
GS-4$29,507$30,491$31,474$32,457$33,440$34,424$35,407$36,390$37,373$38,357
GS-5$33,013$34,113$35,213$36,313$37,413$38,513$39,613$40,713$41,813$42,913
GS-6$36,799$38,026$39,252$40,479$41,705$42,931$44,158$45,384$46,610$47,837
GS-7$40,894$42,257$43,621$44,984$46,348$47,712$49,075$50,439$51,802$53,166
GS-8$45,289$46,798$48,307$49,816$51,326$52,835$54,344$55,853$57,362$58,872
GS-9$50,021$51,688$53,355$55,022$56,688$58,355$60,022$61,689$63,356$65,023
GS-10$55,085$56,922$58,758$60,595$62,432$64,268$66,105$67,941$69,778$71,614
GS-11$60,520$62,537$64,555$66,572$68,589$70,606$72,623$74,640$76,657$78,674
GS-12$72,540$74,958$77,375$79,793$82,211$84,629$87,047$89,465$91,882$94,300
GS-13$86,260$89,135$92,010$94,885$97,760$100,635$103,511$106,386$109,261$112,136
GS-14$101,933$105,330$108,728$112,125$115,523$118,920$122,318$125,715$129,113$132,510
GS-15$119,902$123,899$127,896$131,893$135,890$139,886$143,883$147,880$151,877$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,426$22,142$22,854$23,563$24,276$24,695$25,399$26,109$26,136$26,801
GS-2$24,090$24,663$25,460$26,136$26,430$27,208$27,985$28,762$29,540$30,317
GS-3$26,284$27,161$28,037$28,913$29,789$30,665$31,541$32,417$33,294$34,170
GS-4$29,507$30,491$31,474$32,457$33,440$34,424$35,407$36,390$37,373$38,357
GS-5$33,013$34,113$35,213$36,313$37,413$38,513$39,613$40,713$41,813$42,913
GS-6$36,799$38,026$39,252$40,479$41,705$42,931$44,158$45,384$46,610$47,837
GS-7$40,894$42,257$43,621$44,984$46,348$47,712$49,075$50,439$51,802$53,166
GS-8$45,289$46,798$48,307$49,816$51,326$52,835$54,344$55,853$57,362$58,872
GS-9$50,021$51,688$53,355$55,022$56,688$58,355$60,022$61,689$63,356$65,023
GS-10$55,085$56,922$58,758$60,595$62,432$64,268$66,105$67,941$69,778$71,614
GS-11$60,520$62,537$64,555$66,572$68,589$70,606$72,623$74,640$76,657$78,674
GS-12$72,540$74,958$77,375$79,793$82,211$84,629$87,047$89,465$91,882$94,300
GS-13$86,260$89,135$92,010$94,885$97,760$100,635$103,511$106,386$109,261$112,136
GS-14$101,933$105,330$108,728$112,125$115,523$118,920$122,318$125,715$129,113$132,510
GS-15$119,902$123,899$127,896$131,893$135,890$139,886$143,883$147,880$151,877$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,997$21,699$22,397$23,092$23,790$24,201$24,890$25,586$25,613$26,269
GS-2$23,608$24,169$24,950$25,613$25,899$26,661$27,422$28,183$28,945$29,706
GS-3$25,758$26,616$27,475$28,333$29,191$30,050$30,908$31,766$32,625$33,483
GS-4$28,917$29,881$30,844$31,808$32,772$33,735$34,699$35,663$36,626$37,590
GS-5$32,353$33,431$34,510$35,589$36,667$37,746$38,824$39,903$40,982$42,060
GS-6$36,063$37,265$38,466$39,668$40,870$42,072$43,274$44,476$45,678$46,880
GS-7$40,075$41,411$42,747$44,083$45,419$46,755$48,091$49,427$50,763$52,099
GS-8$44,382$45,862$47,342$48,821$50,301$51,781$53,260$54,740$56,219$57,699
GS-9$49,020$50,654$52,288$53,922$55,556$57,190$58,824$60,458$62,092$63,726
GS-10$53,983$55,782$57,582$59,381$61,180$62,979$64,779$66,578$68,377$70,176
GS-11$59,309$61,286$63,262$65,238$67,215$69,191$71,168$73,144$75,120$77,097
GS-12$71,087$73,456$75,826$78,195$80,564$82,933$85,302$87,671$90,040$92,409
GS-13$84,533$87,351$90,169$92,987$95,805$98,623$101,441$104,259$107,077$109,895
GS-14$99,892$103,222$106,553$109,883$113,213$116,544$119,874$123,204$126,535$129,865
GS-15$117,503$121,419$125,336$129,253$133,170$137,087$141,004$144,921$148,838$152,755
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,143$20,816$21,486$22,152$22,822$23,216$23,877$24,545$24,571$25,199
GS-2$22,647$23,186$23,935$24,571$24,845$25,576$26,306$27,036$27,766$28,497
GS-3$24,711$25,534$26,358$27,181$28,005$28,829$29,652$30,476$31,300$32,123
GS-4$27,740$28,666$29,591$30,516$31,441$32,367$33,292$34,217$35,143$36,068
GS-5$31,036$32,070$33,104$34,138$35,172$36,206$37,240$38,274$39,308$40,342
GS-6$34,595$35,749$36,902$38,055$39,209$40,362$41,515$42,669$43,822$44,976
GS-7$38,445$39,726$41,007$42,288$43,569$44,850$46,131$47,412$48,693$49,974
GS-8$42,577$43,996$45,415$46,834$48,254$49,673$51,092$52,511$53,930$55,350
GS-9$47,026$48,594$50,162$51,730$53,298$54,866$56,434$58,003$59,571$61,139
GS-10$51,787$53,513$55,240$56,966$58,693$60,419$62,146$63,872$65,599$67,325
GS-11$56,896$58,793$60,690$62,586$64,483$66,380$68,276$70,173$72,070$73,966
GS-12$68,195$70,468$72,742$75,015$77,289$79,563$81,836$84,110$86,383$88,657
GS-13$81,094$83,798$86,502$89,205$91,909$94,613$97,317$100,020$102,724$105,428
GS-14$95,828$99,022$102,216$105,410$108,604$111,798$114,992$118,187$121,381$124,575
GS-15$112,722$116,480$120,238$123,996$127,754$131,511$135,269$139,027$142,785$146,543
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,562$20,215$20,866$21,513$22,164$22,546$23,188$23,837$23,862$24,465
GS-2$21,994$22,517$23,245$23,862$24,128$24,838$25,547$26,256$26,966$27,675
GS-3$23,998$24,798$25,597$26,397$27,197$27,997$28,797$29,597$30,397$31,197
GS-4$26,940$27,837$28,735$29,632$30,530$31,427$32,325$33,222$34,120$35,017
GS-5$30,140$31,145$32,149$33,154$34,159$35,163$36,168$37,172$38,177$39,181
GS-6$33,597$34,717$35,837$36,957$38,077$39,197$40,317$41,436$42,556$43,676
GS-7$37,336$38,580$39,825$41,069$42,314$43,558$44,803$46,047$47,292$48,536
GS-8$41,348$42,727$44,105$45,484$46,863$48,241$49,620$50,998$52,377$53,756
GS-9$45,669$47,191$48,713$50,235$51,757$53,279$54,801$56,324$57,846$59,368
GS-10$50,293$51,969$53,645$55,321$56,998$58,674$60,350$62,026$63,703$65,379
GS-11$55,256$57,098$58,940$60,782$62,624$64,466$66,308$68,150$69,992$71,834
GS-12$66,227$68,435$70,643$72,851$75,059$77,266$79,474$81,682$83,890$86,098
GS-13$78,754$81,380$84,005$86,631$89,256$91,882$94,507$97,133$99,758$102,384
GS-14$93,063$96,165$99,267$102,369$105,471$108,572$111,674$114,776$117,878$120,980
GS-15$109,470$113,119$116,768$120,417$124,066$127,714$131,363$135,012$138,661$142,310

* The 2019 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $164,200 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Portland Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in the Portland pay area, including most common occupations, agencies with the most local employees, and the average paygrade and salary rates of general schedule employees in the area. All data in this section is derived from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)'s most recent available listings of federal employees in the Portland pay area.

Common Occupations in Portland Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Electrical Engineering 220 $111,306.00 $274.00
Medical Support Assistance 184 $42,885.00 $0.00
Veterans Claims Examining 159 $71,918.00 $133.00
Public Utilities Specialist 146 $106,510.00 $259.00
Contact Representative 144 $51,763.00 $0.00
Information Technology Management 132 $109,353.00 $219.00
Civil Engineering 104 $93,110.00 $138.00

This table lists the top seven occupations held by the approximately 1,089 federal employees working in the Portland Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Portland Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Portland Locality

Agency Portland Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Department Of Energy 498 $109,056.00 $251.00
Veterans Health Administration 184 $42,885.00 $0.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 159 $71,918.00 $133.00
Internal Revenue Service 144 $51,763.00 $0.00
Federal Highway Administration 104 $93,110.00 $138.00

There are five Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Portland Locality. General Schedule employees at all of the agencies listed below will be paid according to the locality-adjusted GS payscale listed on this page.


Distribution of GS Employees in Portland Locality

There are approximately 1,089 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Portland pay area. The average federal employee in the Portland lcality earns $83,835 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $146.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Portland locality is Electrical Engineering. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Portland locality is the Department Of Energy, which has total of 498 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Portland pay area by paygrade, from GS-1 to GS-15. To learn more about how paygrades are determined and how they affect a federal employee's salary, see how to calculate GS Pay.


Some of the largest cities and military installations covered by the Portland locality area include Portland, Vancouver, Salem and Gresham.

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